Age discrimination and older workers
ESL video-based lesson plan
This lesson plan is on the theme Diversity, equality, inclusion in the workplace. In particular ageism as a form of workplace discrimination. Students will look at the harmful effects of ageism in the workplace. Student will watch at TEDX talk and learn useful vocabulary and language structures to talk about this form of workplace discrimination.
It focus on practicing key skills related to listening, speaking, collaboration and critical thinking. You will need at least 90 minutes to complete this lesson, if used as a flipped ESL lesson. However, lesson can run up to 3 hours ( consider two 90-minute lessons or for university teachers adjust as needed).
While targeting intermediate and upper-intermediate language learners of English, it is highly adaptable as it have been purposely designed to faciliate mixed-levelled classes. This includes in a tertiary institution such as a university or within a professional environment, targeting professionals.